One thing that separates Alanis Morissette from other singers is that she sings for masses, for the crowd. She is someone who has pursued her success and career without sacrificing on her idealism. She has risen and fallen in her journey but she never gave up. Alanis Morissete is a Canadian-American singer and songwriter known for her mezzo-soprano voice. She started her career in Canada in the 90s with two dance-pop albums. In 1995, her rock-oriented album Jagged Little Phil sold more than 33 million copies. The album also earned her Grammy awards in 1996.
Early years of Alanis Morissette
Alanis was born on 1st June 1974 in Ottawa, Canada. Alanis is the female carbon copy of her dad Alan. Alanis’s father Alan Richard was a French high school principal and her mother Georgia Mary Ann was a teacher. Alanis has a twin brother named Wade and an older brother named Chad. When Alanis was just 6 years old, she started learning how to play guitar and piano.
Academic details of Alanis Morissette
When Alanis was 6 years in age she started to play piano. When she was seven, she started taking dance classes. She had a catholic upbringing and she attended the Holy Family Catholic school for her basic education. She went to the Immaculata High school for her middle school and graduated high school from Glebe Collegiate Institute. When Alanis was in junior high, she appeared on a TV show that was named You can’t do that on TV. She was part of five episodes in this TV show. Alanis also composed her first song at the age of 10.
Personal details of Alanis Morissette
Real name: Alanis Nadine Morissette
Nick name: Alanis
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Current City: Canada
Birthday: 1st June, 1974
Profession: Singer, actress, multi-instrumentalist
Ethnicity: Mixed ethnicity (French, Irish, Hungarian, and Jewish)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Dark brown
Net Worth: $3 million
Family details of Alanis Morissette
Mother’s Name: Georgia Mary Ann
Father’s Name: Alan Richard Morissette
Number of Siblings: 2 (Chad Morissette and Wade Morissette)
Spouse Name: Souleye
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Body measurements of Alanis Morissette
Body Physique: Slim
Height in Feet: 5 feet 4 inches
Height in Metres: 1.63 m
Weight in Kg: 57 kg
Weight in Pound: 117 lbs
Body Measurements: 37-27-37
Bra Size: 34C
Waist Size: 27 inches
Hip Size: 37 inches
Shoe Size (US): 7
Dress Size (US): Unknown
Relationship details of Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette not just had an A-list of songs, she also had an A-list packed history of dating. She is not only known for bold lyrics and powerhouse vocals, but also for her high-profile romantic relationships. One of the most popular relationships she had was with Dave Coulier. As per a few rumours, her song Oughta Know was inspired by her boyfriend. The couple dated from 1992 to 1994. At that time Alanis was just 18 years in age and Dave was 33. From the year 2007 to 2009, was romantically linked to actor and activist Tom Ballanco. By 2009, she found her soulmate and current husband Mario Souleye Treadway. The couple got married in 2010 and they have two kids together. From time to time, Alanis gives her fans glimpses of her life and her career. She regularly shares pictures and videos through her Instagram account.
Net worth of Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette is a singer, songwriter, and an actress. She has a net worth of $60 million. Alanis gained popularity for having an emotive voice and she became quite successful in Canada in the 90s. She then moved to Los Angeles and released music that became commercially successful. Till date, Alanis releases music. Her latest album was in 2020 with the name “Such Pretty Forks on the road.” Till date, she has sold more than 75 million records and is known as the “Queen of Alt-Rock Angst” in the music industry.
Career details of Alanis Morissete
Alanis got inclined from an early age and she started learning piano at the age of six. When she was 10, she composed her song named “Fate stays with me” but the song was not released. After taking a stint at music, she also tried her hands at acting in a TV show named “You Can’t do that.” After earning the money from acting, she was able to fund her debut track. In the year 1991, she signed up two albums and made deals with MCA records. Her first self-titled album was “Alanis”. The success of her first album enabled her to release her second album by the name “Now is the time”. After getting advice from her manager Scott Welch, Alanis moved to Toronto and met the producer Glen Ballard, who allowed her to use the studio for recording. Her album “Jagged Little Pill” helped her gain overnight success. One of the singles in the album was “You Oughta Know” helped her gain immense popularity. The success of the music video also received air time at MTV and Much Music.
Unknown facts about Alanis Morissette
Alanis was dropped by the MCA in Canada, and she was also rejected by other labels. When she was about to give up, it was Madonna’s record company named Maverick that signed her. Her successful single You Oughta Know from the album Jagged Little Pill was a big hit. As per a report, almost one in ten people in America owned the album. Important fact that people don’t know about Alanis is that she is half Hungarian. Alanis was once mugged in 1994. The amazing fact about the mugging incident is that the mugger took all her money and left her a bag that contained most of the Jagged Little Pill song. The song named “Forgiven” from the album Jagged Little pill is all about how she grew up in a Catholic household. Alanis has a twin brother named Wade, who is a yoga instructor. She is just 12 minutes younger than her twin brother. From a young age, she was told that appearance on stage was important. Thus, from her childhood, she became anorexic and bulimic.